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the Red River campaign; in command of the 5th Brigade cavalry division, department of the Gulf.
Mustered out of volunteer service, Nov. 26, 1864. Brevet Brig. General and Maj. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865.
Resigned, Mar. 20, 1865.
Gordon, George Henry.
Born at Charlestown, Mass., July 19, 1825.
Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1842, to July 1, 1846. Brevet Second Lieutenant, Mounted Rifles, July 1, 1846. Brevet First Lieutenant, Apr. 18, 1847. Second Lieutenant, Jan. 8, 1848. First Lieutenant, Aug. 30, 1853.
Resigned, Oct. 31, 1854.
Colonel, 2d Mass. Infantry, May 24, 1861.
Guarding the upper Potomac, July to Dec., 1861, and Frederick, Md., Jan. to Mar., 1862.
In operations in Shenandoah Valley under Maj. General Banks, Mar. to June, 1862; engaged in numerous skirmishes, combat of Winchester, Va., May 25, 1862.
In northern Virginia campaign, June to Sept., 1862. Brig General, U. S. Volunteers, June 9, 1862.
Engaged in the battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug.